JUI-F and PML-N hands in gloves in KPK
BANNU: (APP) Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said several mega development projects including the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would ensure development across the country. He vowed an end of power shortage by 2018.
He said his visit to Bannu was aimed at launching of several development and welfare projects for the people who had been facing apathy of the KPK government.
He performed ground-breaking of gas pipelines to five union councils of Bannu. The project costing Rs 259,500,000 will be completed in a year.
He also announced up gradation of roads from Kohat to Sarai Kambela and Sarai Kambela to Dera Ismail Khan and enhancing electricity generation capacity of a 350 MW power house in Bannu to 700 MW.
The Prime Minister announced establishing a university in Lakki Marwat to cater to the educational needs of local people.
He announced construction of a Bannu International Airport and setting up economic zones in Kohat and Karak, which he said would ensure prosperity.
He announced provision of Rs 200 million each for the district and tehsil councils of Bannu.
JUI(F) chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman in his address mentioned that during 67 years of establishment of the country, no attention was paid to the under-developed areas.
He called for an across-the-board accountability sparing no one.
Concluding the event, the Prime Minister and the JUI(F) chief with their hands clasped waved to the gathering, which raised the slogans of 'Long live Nawaz Sharif and Ye hai Naya Pakistan' (This is the real new Pakistan).